|Cum Data Fuerit 1929 - Sacred Oriental Congregation|
"Cum Data Fuerit," English translation of the Decree of the Sacred Oriental Congregation in Rome, originally published in Latin on March 1, 1929 in reference to Eastern Catholics in the USA. The decree, which was approved by Pope Pius XI on February 9, 1929, established norms for the American Eastern Catholic Churches (at that time comprising what are now known as Ukrainian and Ruthenian Catholic Churches) in 43 articles...
Keywords: Byzantine Catholic; Greek Catholic; Ruthenian Catholic; Ukrainian Greek Catholic; Eastern Catholic; Roman Catholic; Orthodox; Uniate; Canon Law; Married Priests; Celibacy; Ea Semper; Eastern Congregation; Oriental Congregation
|Ea Semper 1907 - Pope Pius X|
"Ea Semper," File in 3 parts: 1) Full Latin text, 2) Background & Commentary, 3) Reaction by the first Eastern Catholic Bishop in the US: Bishop Soter Ortynsky. Background information from Wikipedia: Ea Semper was an apostolic letter written by Pope Pius X in September 1907 that dealt with the governance of the Eastern Catholics in the United States. It dealt with the appointment of Stephen Soter Ortynsky as the first bishop of the Ruthenian Catholics in the United States, together with papal in...
Keywords: Ea Semper; Cum Data Fuerit; Uniate; Eastern Catholic; Byzantine Catholic; Rusin; Rusyn; Ukrainian Catholic; Orthodox; Married Priests; Celibacy; Roman Catholic; Catholic
|Historical Mirror Greek Rite Catholics 1884-1963 - John Slivka|
Historical Mirror: Sources of the Rusin and Hungarian Greek Rite Catholics in the United States of America 1884-1963 by Fr. John Slivka. A compendium of historical documents and some pictures relating to the establishment of the Ruthenian Byzantine Catholic Church (an Eastern Catholic Church in union with the Pope of Rome) in the USA. Records reaction to the papal decrees Ea Semper (1907) and Cum Data Fuerit (1929) which imposed priestly celibacy on the Ruthenian Church in the USA and led to def...
Keywords: Byzantine Catholic; Ruthenian; Greek Catholic; Rusin; Rusyn; Uniate; Ukrainian Greek Catholic; Ea Semper; Cum Data Fuerit; Eastern Catholic; Married Priests; Priestly Celibacy; Eastern Congregation; Eastern Rite; American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese; Orthodox; Orthodoxy; Alexius Toth; Russian Orthodox; Alexis Toth; Oriental Congregation; Union of Uzhorod; Union of Brest